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Scientists develop new catalysts that can remove nitrogen oxide pollutants at lower temperatures

Scientists develop new catalysts that can remove nitrogen oxide pollutants at lower temperatures

Scientists from Tokyo Metropolitan University have developed a low-temperature catalyst for removing nitrogen oxide gas from industrial exhausts using ammonia. The team was able to demonstrate the improvement in performance of the new catalyst and identify the reaction mechanisms responsible for the …Continue reading

How do aerosols affect our climate?

For many, the word “aerosol” might conjure thoughts of hairspray or spray paint. More accurately, though, aerosols are simply particles found in the atmosphere. They can be human-made, like from car exhaust or biomass burning, or naturally occurring, from sources such as …Continue reading

How to predict terror activity before it happens

Data scientists have developed an early-warning model that can successfully predict how lethal a terror organization will become in the future based on only its first 10 attacks. The predictive model, developed by researchers at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, will …Continue reading

Study finds first evidence of immune response targeting brain cells in autism

Autism spectrum disorders affect one in 59 American children by age eight. Children in minority groups tend to be diagnosed later and less often. With no known quantitative biological features, autism diagnoses are currently based on expert assessments of behavioral symptoms, including …Continue reading

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